Health Information Technology

Certificate of Proficiency

Medical Coding

(15 Semester Credit Hours)

The Certificate of Proficiency in Medical Coding is a course of study that will prepare students for entry-level positions as coders in healthcare facilities (e.g., hospitals, clinics, physician practices). Credits earned may be applied to the Technical Certificate and/or the Associate of Applied Science degree in Health Information Management.

Course # Course Name Hours
HSCI 1113  Medical Terminology 
HSCI 1123  Human Anatomical Structure I
HSCI 1243  Human Anatomical Structure II
(prerequisite: HIT 1123) 
HIT 2243  Diagnostic (ICD-10) Coding
HIT 2323 Procedural (CPT) Coding
Total Hours   15 

To receive a Certificate of Proficiency, application must be made to the Office of Student Services. Students must be currently enrolled to request a Certificate of Proficiency be awarded.